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Do you use subdomains instead of virtual directories?
  v2.0 Posted at 14/10/2013 7:27 PM by Daniel Smon
Using subdomains over directories has 2 benefits:

1. it is easier to host different sections of your website on different platforms, and

2. in different geographic locations.

 

​​​​http://ssw.myservice.com/
http://northwind.myservice.com/

Figure: ​Good Example - A subdomain is used to distinguish ​organisations

​​​http://www.myservice.com/ssw/
http://www.myservice.com/northwind/

​​Figure: Bad Example - Virtual directories are used to distinguish organisations

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